Well, folks, this concludes presenting our awesome videos from over 30 global speakers who participated in Greenroofs.com’s third:
You can now see my short and sweet Closing Address shown above or on our VS2015 Virtual Summit 2015 Playlist on our GreenroofsTV channel on YouTube. And here’s my own bio in case you’re interested!
Linda S. Velazquez, ASLA, GRP, LEED AP
Alpharetta, GA, USA. Linda S. Velazquez is founder and publisher of Greenroofs.com (1999), the international greenroof industry’s resource portal. Greenroofs.com is the founder and organizer of the Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2015, its third biennial online conference (2011, 2013). Linda writes and reports extensively about greenroofs and holds a Bachelor’s of Landscape Architecture from the University of Georgia (2000) with honors. She is also principal of Sky Gardens Design (2004), a greenroof design and consulting firm. Linda is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) with the U.S. Green Building Council, and a Green Roof Professional (GRP) with Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC).
Greenroofs.com is an internet news media organization whose goal is to inform, promote and inspire the earth friendly technology of organic greenroof architecture through the free interchange of ideas, projects, news, video, research, organization/government updates, and marketing opportunities. Exclusives include guest articles, contributing editor columns, the Sky Gardens Blog and the 2007 WebTV series Sky Gardens ~ Greenroofs of the World™.
Greenroofs.com publishes The Greenroof & Greenwall Projects Database currently with over 1,660 projects; The Greenroof & Greenwall Directory of Manufacturers, Suppliers, Professional Services & Organizations; and the GreenroofsTV channel on YouTube, a video channel devoted to greenroofs and greenwalls.
Linda presided as host, and opened and closed the Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2015: Connecting the Planet + Living Architecture.
She also co-presented “The Greenroofs.com 2014 Top 10 List of Hot Trends in Greenroof & Greenwall Design + a Look into 2015,” developed with Haven Kiers.
We appreciate the support of our attendees along with all of our speakers who gave of their time so freely and generously!
But we’d especially like to thank the continued patronage of Tremco Incorporated, our Rare Earth Sponsor, who has supported us from the beginning in 2011, 2013, and 2015.
And, we also couldn’t do it without the forward-thinking vision and support of our exhibitor advertisers and partner associations, too: Green Living Technologies International, LLC, Sunlite Science & Technology, Inc., and partners AEC Daily, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC) – North America Inc., and the International Green Roof Association (IGRA).
Until next year, remember to “Love the Earth, Plant a Roof (or Wall)!” And, please do share your ideas and potential contributions for the Greenroofs & Walls of the World Virtual Summit 2017 ~ Connecting the Planet with Living Architecture: People, Projects & Design which is shaping up to be a Global Social Media Event. Look for our exciting news coming soon.
~ Happy watching and here’s to 2017,
Linda S. Velazquez, ASLA, LEEP AP, GRP
See all of the videos available now from our Greenroofs & Walls of the World Virtual Summit 2015 ~ Connecting the Planet with Living Architecture: People, Projects & Design:
“Biodiversity in the Sky – How Green Roofs Can Be Designed as Wild Life Refuges” Keynote by Dr. Stephan Brenneisen.
“Small Scale Green Roofs” by Dusty Gedge and John Little.
“Urban and Social Needs of Green” by Marc Grañén.
“Greening the World Inside and Outside” by Mark Paul.
“The Great Green Roof Review” by Jenny Hill and Terry McGlade.
“Pollinators on the Parapets” by Angie Durhman.
“Greenwalls in Middle Earth” by Graham Cleary.
“Green Roofs to New Cities” Keynote by Dr. Diana Balmori.
“Biosolar Roofs” by Nathalie Baumann and Dusty Gedge.
“Greening Rooftops in Alberta: People, Place + Projects” by Kerry Ross.
“Stewardship of Rooftop Ecosystems” by Michael Furbish, Brad Garner, and Dr. Whitney Griffin.
“Two Extremes in Waterwise Design from Denver, Colorado and Athens, Greece” by Andrew Clements and Karla Dakin.
“A Higher Purpose – Benefits to Human Health and Education through Green Roofing“ by Elizabeth Hart.
“The Greenroofs.com 2014 Top 10 List of Hot Trends in Greenroof & Greenwall Design + a Look into 2015″ by Linda Velazquez and Haven Kiers.